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.m. here in the nation's capital -- mitt romney will address the naacp in houston, texas to try to sell his jobs plan for the economy. unemployment in the african-american community is at 14.4%, far outpacing the national average. yesterday both campaigns focused on granting the other as responsible for sending jobs overseas. >> he likes to talk about outsourcing. he's run some interesting attack ads on me on that topic. it is interesting that when it comes to outsourcing, that this plaed been president has been outsourcing a good deal of -- of american jobs himself by putting money into energy companies, solar and wind energy companies that end up make their products outside the utes. if there's an outsourcer in chief it's the president in the united states, not the guy running to replace him. >> governor romney, in the business of outsourcing called pioneers. my experience has been working with outstanding members of labor and great managers to save the american auto industry. and as long as i'm president, i will keep fighting to make sure jobs are located here in the united states of ame
with their list for the best states of business. texas is at the very top. why is that? >> yes, jonathan. dallas-ft. worth, houston, topping the ranks of these, and the best backdrop to do business. a couple categories, ten in fact, cnbc ranked this on. texas in terms of where it won. it had the nation's best infrastructure according to the study. we had second place, for texas in terms of technology innovation. it was the third and lowest cost of living in having just come back from texas, i must say that the tex-mex was pretty cheap among other terms, shopping extremely cheap. the workforce improved to seventh best in the country from 14th last year. access to capital was down a little bit, but also worth noting, the economy was extremely strong with a aaa bond rating and a stable outlook of the runners up, of course, were utah and virginia. >> interesting. karen, thanks. >>> still ahead on "way too early," highlights from a baseball blowout in the all-star game last night. we'll have the highlights and break down by everyone was wearing mismatched uniforms. what was up with that? >>> plus --
. with one person voting present. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? mr. session: madam speaker, by direction of the committee on rules, i call up house resolution 724 and ask for its immediate consideration. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the resolution. the clerk: house calendar number 144, house resolution 724, resolved, that upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the house the bill, h.r. 6079, to repeal the patient protection and affordable care act and health care related provisions in the health care and education reconciliation act of 2010. all points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. the bill shall be considered as read. all points of order against provisions in the bill are waived. the previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and any amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one, five hours of debate with 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the majority leader and minority leader or their respective designees. 60 minutes equa
making under $250,000 a year. would that help our economy? does it add up? >>> and the state of texas tries to enforce a vote er i.d. law tt could affect millions of voters. >>> and "50 shades of grey" set to pass a milestone. it dominates an entire sector of our economy. whether you love that or find it terrifying, let's go out front. >>> good evening, everyone. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight, the president's math doesn't add up. president obama today called for a one-year extension of the bush tax cuts for families who make up to $250,000. for those families who make $250,000 or more, taxes would go up in january. >> i believe our prosperity has always come from an economy that's built on a strong and growing middle class. so my message to congress is this, pass a bill extending the tax cuts for the middle class. i will sign it tomorrow. pass it next week, i'll sign it next week. pass it next -- well, you get the idea. >> but how much would extending the tax cuts for the family's making under $250,000 help our economy? bear with me if you will. i want to start by showing you s
. thanks very much to john avlon. >>> texas fought for its voter i.d. law in court today which could keep more than one million people from voting. we'll tell you why it may hold up in court. >>> a mysterious illness has killed dozens of children in cambodia. we first brought you that report last week. tonight on the scene live, what that deadly illness might be. >>> and george zimmerman is in a safe house and we're going to tell you who's actually paying the bill. [ man ] ever year, sophia and i use the points we earn with our citi thankyou card for a relaxing vacation. ♪ sometimes, we go for a ride in the park. maybe do a little sightseeing. or, get some fresh air. but this summer, we used our thank youpoints to just hang out with a few friends in london. [ male announcer ] the citi thankyou visa card. redeem the points you've earned to travel with no restrictions. rewarding you, every step of the way. >>> our second story "outfront," the state of texas tries to enforce an id law that could keep more than 1 million people from voting in the presidential election. it's one of 11 states
to the democratic line. john is from texas. john, go ahead. caller: i think these votes are a waste of time. these republicans have done a pretty good job of bringing every negative aspect of this bill to the public. as far as the farm bill and the food stamp program, it will never get past the senate and will never be signed into law by the presence of the united states. you are wasting your time on this nonsense until after the election. they will not be in town for the rest of the year anyway. host: windchills do you think they should be working on him -- which bills do think they should be working on? caller: i think we should get out of afghanistan. host: this was from cbs news yesterday. a tally fund that a republican repeal effort has taken up his 80 hours or two fuld weeks since 2010. -- taken up 80 out worse horn at two fuld weeks -- hours or two full weeks on the floor of the house. we have another caller. caller: the votes are not a waste of time. it highlights the disparities between the 8 parties on health care. what we democrats -- the guilty parties on health care. what the d
a grid that's been ravaged. pepco the utility serving washington has crews in from georgia, texas, even canada. >> tree trimmers, contract line crews, our crews, we're really starting -- we're going to make a dent in this. >> you know people are not happy? >> absolutely. we get it. >> frustrated. >> reporter: david rutland's refrigerator and his neighbor's are full of spoiling food. with gas stations unable to pump. and thousands of people crowding malls and cooling shelters and libraries and schools, word is power might not be back on for many until friday. >> we put a lot of money into restoring or hardening the system but this was an extreme event. >> reporter: the first storms blasted through friday night. 90 mile-per-hour winds. >> you could see the rain coming through, trees falling, trash lifting off the ground. >> reporter: more storms, heavy rain in chicago. wind in north carolina toppled more trees. one killed a couple on a golf cart. another killed a man taking refuge in a barn. the death toll in the storms past 22 and today will be even hotter from coast to coast. and in the
the years but that tops the list. >> thank you so much. a town in texas that is all about bikinis "the ridiculist" is next. sometimes, i feel like it's me against my hair. [ female announcer ] weak, damaged hair needs new aveeno nourish+ strengthen. active naturals wheat formulas restore strength for up to 90% less breakage in three washes. for strong, healthy hair with life, new aveeno nourish+ strengthen. for strong, healthy hair with life, energy is being produced to power our lives. while energy development comes with some risk, north america's natural gas producers are committed to safely and responsibly providing generations of cleaner-burning energy for our country, drilling thousands of feet below fresh water sources within self-contained well systems. and, using state-of-the-art monitoring technologies, rigorous practices help ensure our operations are safe and clean for our communities and the environment. we're america's natural gas. somebody didn't book with travelocity, with 24/7 customer support to help move them to the pool daddy promised! look at me, i'm swimming! someb
vacation. maybe even quit your job. but the dallas chapter of the naacp wants the texas lottery gone, saying it preys on the poor. brian todd has the story. >> reporter: juanita tells the saddest of stories. about a man who spent his money on lottery tickets and not on things he needed. >> well, he died and having no insurance because his insurance had elapsed, it was left up to the community and people that loved him to try to pull together funds in order to bury hi him. >> reporter: wallace's president of the dallas chapter is trying to get -- what are the primary reasons you want the lottery gone? research shows there are more poor people who purps these tickets than people who can actually afford it. >> reporter: wallace says the lottery preys on the poor and claims there are many more booths set up in poorer areas of dallas than in middle and upper income neighborhoods. contacted by cnn, the spokeswoman said they tried to reach all segments of the population. that they don't target poorer areas. but the texas lottery commission is required to do demographic studies and the most
to in my hometown and lives in texas now but parts of the new hospital is named after. somebody who delivered me and was there when my mom was delivered as well. dr. pierce was my doctor's name. but with the health care bill, the rest of america gets dr. washington. dr. washington is going to make health care decisions for the american people. if you are sick and need help, you better have the approval of dr. washington first, because dr. washington has a board of bureaucrats that will decide for you what kind of treatment you may or may not receive. dr. washington is going to ensure you have a $1,200 increase in health care premiums if you are the average american family. that's what happened after the first year of the president's health care takeover. you will have a 1% increase in your premium for individuals and families who can buy coverage on their own as if the law hadn't been enacted at all. a 13% increase if the law hadn't been enacted at all. going back to colorado talking to business owners, they talk about what their costs will be. families talk about the insurance that
out and bring significant amount of rain to eastern parts of texas as well in towards the tennessee valley and mid-atlantic states. a lot of moisture moving in towards the southeast. it will be a bit gloomy but means that temperatures are really dropping down. look at monday's temperatures. 86 in minneapolis. around the 80's in the great lakes. still a little bit above average but much improved where we've been in the last 30 days. a big pattern shift that will make everybody very, very happy. >> shannon: a welcomed one. thanks very much. >> you bet. >> shannon: a north carolina teen has been in a coma for more than a year and now the hospital is fighting his father to determine who will make his medical decisions. is the hospital overstepping its bounds or doing its duty for a patient? we'll have a fair and balanced debate. the navy turns to biofuel to fuel its green fleet. we'll tell you why next. [ male announcer ] this is anna, her long day teaching the perfect swing begins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe have to take up to four in a day. or take aleve, which
. this is why texas passed a law in 2011 requiring voters to provide a voter i.d. and many march the obama administration blocked the law saying it is unfair to the minority voters and then texas sued the government saying that the motives are political. the trial starts today and a real test of the voting rights act of 1965 which essentially safeguards minority voting rights. i want to bring in ryan haygood who is director of the participation group at the naacp fund and first of all, talk about, ryan, the core issue here that people want to know. they are getting it of ensuring the integrity of the ballot that people should be able to vote. >> sure. thank you for having me on the show, suzanne. what is the what is at issue is three judges in texas will be considering if the voter i.d. law will affect the voting rights. our naacp legal defense fund represents three young students who had voted in previous elections using the only form of i.d. they had, student i.d., and texas' proposed law does not allow for the use of student i.d., but curiously will for the concealed handgun licenses, b
-elected in the, for texas in congress in 2002. what's t what's -- once the republicans gain control in texas, they then redrew the lines. you can see many of these districts going all the way from mexico to the austin metro area. and as a result of these -- this districting pup can see all the other funny shapes up here, and here. this is -- this is houston. and i think dallas. that as result of this redistricting plan, something like four or five democrats lost their seats. and the were replaceed by republicans. as it turned out, we'll talk about this when we do the voting rights act. the supreme court struck down this district as violating section 2 of the voting rights act, because it diluted the hispanic vote, but when it came to the aggressive use of partisanship in the drawing of line, the court didn't find it to be unconstitutional. even if it was done in the middle of a decade. one sort of story or lessen to be learned from both cases is that the -- well, there are partisangerrymandering claims in found favor with the court. they're often litigated through other claims. like in the c
of a malware attack that could infect tens of thousands of people. >>> texas require voters to show photo i.d. at the polls? a panel of judges will hear that case today. >>> can this woman do something no other american has ever done before. we'll talk to the american who is the world judo champion about her chances for bringing gold for this country for the first time ever in judo. at the olympics. welcome back, everyone to "early start." it is nice to have you with us. i'm ashleigh banfield. >> i'm ali velshi, i'm in for zoraida. >>> this is cnn breaking news. >> president obama is holding a big event in the white house rose garden later this morning to resurrect the battle over the bush tax cuts. he'll be surrounded by working-class americans while he calls on congress to enasked tax cuts for everyone making $250,000 a year or less. republicans want the tax cuts extended for the wealthy as well. the white house will be busy framing the tax cut debate this week with the events planned in new hampshire, colorado, and florida. republicans want the tax cuts extended for all of americans, eve
in texas that is all about bikinis "the ridiculist" is next. ♪ you want to save money on car insurance? no problem. you want to save money on rv insurance? no problem. you want to save money on motorcycle insurance? no problem. you want to find a place to park all these things? fuggedaboud it. this is new york. hey little guy, wake up! aw, come off it mate! geico. saving people money on more than just car insurance. >>> time for the "ridiculist." there's a sports bar franchise in texas called bikinis. i would imagine it's some kind of memorial on the government's nuclear test. no? it's an imaginative alternate universe where women in bikinis serve bacon, cheese burgers and beer. they have fried oreos on the menu. mmm, oreos. you wou you would think the guy who owns it would be sitting on top of the world. but the eno'er of bikinis is not content to rest on those laur laurels. he had new trails to blaze. so he bought a town in texas and renamed it bikinis. it's not actually a town, per say. the area is a couple of acres, an old building and an abandoned bus the guy says he wants to turn
with texas congressmen michael burgess on today's washington journal. this is about 35 minutes. >> congressmen and dr. michael burgess of taxes, joining us now, day after the house voted for the 303rd time to repeal all or part of the affordable care act. congressman, do you expect a different result this time to mackey said yourself that the senate is probably not point to take this up. >> still, it is important to get out there with the information. people once the supreme court decision two weeks ago. they may not have a particular mindset, but realistically we all essentially no the affordable care act is so flawed from start to finish. this thing was basically the rough draft of the senate that accidentally got signed into law in 2010. so drafting errors, as we learn from the supreme court, new taxes. clearly people need to be thinking about this. the supreme court ruled. you'll hear from the court of public opinion in november, and it is important for us to keep talking about this. >> i want to read you a headline from politico, this story out just yesterday evening. even
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on the country. >>> time now 5:46. lightning killed and injured people in texas, georgia, and the canadian providence of ontario. three consider hit in texas, two of them died. a third in stable condition. in canada yesterday lightning also hit a tent at a rib festival in ontario. 17 people had to be rushed to the hospitals. and on friday lightning killed a man in georgia. he leaves behind a large family. >> nine children are now missing their father. because he was out here to have a nice afternoon. >> the man who died went into cardiac arrest shortly after that lightning hit him. knocked him and a friend to the ground. >>> a vote could happen later this month on a proposal to make walnut creek city council meetings english only. they voted to postpone a decision until the proposal is reviewed by the department of justice. if it passes council meetings will be conducted only in english and nonenglish speakers would have to bring their own interprets. >>> a french political party threatens to sue madonna over the use of a swastika. that showed a french political party leader with swastika
to charlie in texas. charlie! >> caller: hello, mr. cramer. a big texas booyah to you! >> i'm going to send that right back to you. >> caller: i'm an employee of tyson foods. i put 10% of my income in their stock purchase plan, they contribute another 25%. i can sell it and put it into something else like cellgene or harley davidson, which i owe a little of. i wonder if i should after this downgrade. what would you do if you were the ceo of tyson foods? >> first of all, you're doubling down. never a big doubling down user. you already work, there you got a paycheck from there. i don't want to you put more money in that. you have 10%, that's not bad. tyson is a commodity company and they're going to have to rely on the high price of food, of corn, of the different crops. i got to tell you, i don't think corn is done going up. so i say be careful. if i were tyson, listen, it's the business you've chosen. there's not much can you do other than ride the wave of commodity pain right now. josh in new jersey. josh. >> caller: hey, jimbo. b-b-b-booyah. i got news on johnson&johnson, that there was
upon by the legal nation. >> texas governor perry has rejected parts of obama's and mark health care reform law saying the state will not expand medicaid or creed a health insurance exchange. secretary kathleen sebelius, perry said he will lose money. texas has the highest percentage of the uninsured people in the country with that one quarter of its population lacking health insurance. rick perry dismissed concerns for the plight of the state's uninsured on fox news. >> one out of four texans is without health insurance, one out of four is on medicare or medicaid. the health crisis is big for your country and state. what is the solution? >> the idea that this federal government -- which does not like texas to begin with -- to pick and choose and somehow say texas has the worst health care system in the world is fake and falls on its face. the real issue is about freedom. >> six republican governors have rejected obama's medicaid provision keeping out millions of low-income people from the expansion. the supreme court upheld the core of obama's health care law but also ruled states c
chevron is the best major oil company in the company right now. let's go to charlie in texas. charlie! >> caller: hello, mr. cramer. a big texas boo-yah to you. >> i'm going to send that right back to you. >> caller: i am employee of tyson foods. i put 10% of my income in their stock purchase then. they contribute another 25%. i can put it into something else, like cell gene or harley-davidson, but i'm wonder if i should after that downgrade. i'd like to know what would you do if you were the ceo of tyson foods. >> first of all, you're kind of doubling down. you already work there, you get a paycheck, i don't want you to put more money in that. i respect the fact you have 10%, that's not bad. but tyson is a company that's a commodity company and they are going to have to reline on the high price of corn, of the different crops, and i got to tell you, i think corn is not done going up. i think it goes higher. i got separate reports on my own. i say be careful. if i was tyson, it's the business you've chosen. there's not much you can do other than ride the wave. josh in new jersey. josh
tempore: the gentlewoman yields back. the chairman from texas is recognized. mr. smith: mr. speaker, i yield one minute to the gentleman from texas, mr. gohmert, who is a distinguished jurist before he became a member of congress and then a distinguished member of the judiciary committee. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized for one minute. mr. gohmert: thank you, mr. speaker. i can verify that there are people who have already lost their insurance because of obamacare. . it is not true that if you like your insurance, you can keep it. people have lost doctors who were assured if you like your doctor you can keep them. that is not true. we were told there would be no tax. and that's not true. in fact, in the bill itself, one of the most devastating things, if you are a single individual and making 133% of the poverty level, you are making $14,000 and can't afford $12,000 insurance policy, you are going to be fined at 2 1/2%. it is a tax. it will devastate. you make $40,000, a family of four, five, six, $1,000 fine because you can't afford a $12,000 policy, th
to the military future. states rights vs. civil rights as texas gets ready to argue its voter i.d. law is legal and the justice department is overstepping its bounds. all that and jack's snack packs. meet a little guy on a very big mission to give the troops a little taste of home. i'm shannon bream. "america's news headquarters" live from the nation's capital starts right now. >> shannon: syria is staging a big show of military might in what appears to be a warning to other countries. stay out of its conflict. syria's state-run news agency says the military is conducting exercises to help troops ready to turn back outside aggression. peter doocy joins us live with details. hello, peter. >> hi, shannon. it was four months ago that kofi anaan laid out the six point peace plan as part of his duty as the special u.n. envoy and the first part of that plan called for a cease-fire but that did not catch on and neither did the rest of the plan so now, anaan says so far, the peace process has failed telling a french newspaper that "significant efforts have been made to try to resolve this situation pea
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: the gentlelady yields back the balance of her time. the gentleman from texas. mr. smith: mr. chairman, i yield one minute to the gentleman from nevada, mr. amodei, who is a member of the judiciary committee. the chair: the gentleman from nevada for one minute. mr. amodei: thank you, mr. chairman. thank you, mr. chairman, for the time. i find it interesting that we're sitting here having a discussion about regulations in this context. i believe that it is the regulations that are the byproduct of this process that we engage here. it's called legislation. the regulatory process is not the fourth branch of government, that has no accountability to anyone and basically can do whatever the heck it darn well pleases. the agencies that we are talking about here today, none of which exist in the constitution, were created by this congress which means if we created you, we can darn well talk about the regulations that you provided. when i hear words like ideology, cynicism, really bad policy, what is the danger in predictability, for instance, in the timing of the regulatory process? there is nothing i
a texas instruments, most blaming the slowdown from europe. markets are down worldwide after that disappointing jobs report on friday here in the united states. and a georgia banker has gone missing, so has $17 million. aubry lee price is accused of defrauding more than 100 investors. he disappeared and left what appears to be a rambling suicide note. but atlanta journal constitution says federal investigators believe that price is still alive and possibly in south america. $44 million, not bad for a day's work for a few hours this week, william johnson was the ceo of duke energy. the former ceo of progress energy, where he worked, signed a three-year contract to head up duke once the two companies merged. he assumed the position on july 2nd. the next day by so-called mutual agreement, he was out, replaced by duke's former chief executive. johnson leaves with a severance package worth $44 million. christine, we've got to do a little digging to see how he earned the $44 million. it sounds a little odd to get $44 million for a day's worth of work. >> mutual agreement isn't alwa
to california. they go to texas and colorado or florida or someplace like that. we are not seeing the benefit of it. this has popped up at town meetings i have had for a long time and i just wonder how much that seeps through legislative thinking. i don't know. i just know i've heard that. >> i think one reason for the increase in scholarships like the hope scholarship or broad-based merit scholarship which gives every student and a or a thee and $4000 to go to a tennessee institution is the hope of having gone to the university of tennessee they will stay in tennessee and which i think is a valid gold starting with georgia and that makes a difference but that is interesting observation. >> thank you very much. senator merkley. >> thank you mr. chair. >> i'm sorry, senator franken was next. i apologize. i got out of line. >> i withdraw, thank you. [laughter] >> i didn't look at my list here. >> i will take his and i will raise it one. dr. leath you have testified about some of the information that iowa state university includes on its financial aid award letters including information about st
seman, texas a&m university, chief research officer and vice president for research testified, and i quote, federal agencies and federal regulators must reduce and/or eliminate unnecessary, overly burdensome, and/or redundant regulatory and reporting obligations for universities and their faculty in order to maximize investments more directly into research priorities and allow faculty time to be optimally utilized. dr. leslie tolbert, university of arizona, senior vice president for research testified, again i quote, the growing burden of compliance with the increasing numbers and complexity of federal regulations consumes increasing amounts of time and money, having less for more direct support for research. finally, dr. james sedow, vice provost for research at my alma mater, duke university, testified that research universities have been subjected to and i quote, growing number of research related compliance regulation that is have flowed down from federal agencies over the past 10 to 15 years, and that record, the research related and quality assurance cost to duke between 2000 a
is houston, texas. one is sydney, australia and the other is melbourne. >> number 1 is melbourne. >> what are they talking about? what are they doing there? >> i don't know. >> the other top two cities are chicago, l.a., australia, brooklyn, new york and atlanta. that's where the cougars are trolling. >> i think it's because of that guy on the mentalist. what's his name, simon baker? >> i love him. >> so adorable. i think i'll go to australia and get me one of those. i'll take three. >> here's a little surprising news. "america's got talent" is a big big show on nbc. it's going along swimmingly and suddenly there was a tweet. >> a strange tweet from sharon osbourne. >> she wrote this, my darling, howard stern, money is not the reason i'm not returning to nbcagt, which is "america's got talent." it is because... >> now oh, robert greenblatt said this caught nbc off guard. the producer said we don't know what's going on and it may be much ado about nothing. >> twitter is weird. people are saying what they want with no publicist and nothing. >> i think it's a need to control things. so much
. in fact, we even had an awful lot of rain out in texas. we're downloading pictures now from texas. not that far from san antonio, where weberville picked up 10 inches of rain in three hours. there has been flooding there. we're going to download those pictur pictures now. not a big area, but there is flash flooding going on. with this much heat and humidity in the there, a lot of stuff in the sky. one more thing to talk about, emilia, a strange name, a category 4 hurricane in the middle of the pacific ocean. big storm out there but not going to hit anything. good news. >> that is good news. we need good news, chad. >>> hospital in the u.s. has given million of dollars to, it's treating patients in horrible conditions. watch cnn's exclusive report up next. >>> don't forget, watch cnn live on your computer while you're at work. head to cnn.com/tv. homicide of young people in america has an impact on all of us. how can we save these young people's lives? as a police chief, i have an opportunity to affect what happens in a major city. if you want to make a difference, you have to have
agonizing 16-hour delay. an emergency landing in texas forced passengers to sleep on airport floors and basically fend for themselves. as abc's alex michaelson reports, there was a medical emergency on board that triggered the incident. >> reporter: a trip many of these people took to the disney world did not come with a fairy tale ending. the stranded passengers started on up nighted flight from orlando, bound for lax, passenger ice rtinez, an icu nurse, responded when the crew asked for medical personnel on board. >> what i was about to face, a man, diabetic patient, passenger, completely unresponsive, just in the back of the plane. >> reporter: a come of ski patrol officers then performed cpr they say for about 30 minutes. >> we were hoping for the best. just do what you are trained to do. >> reporter: the plane made an emergency landing in midland, texas where the man was rushed to the hospital. >> the pilot said he was dead. then the next morning, they said that he was still alive and just in intensive care at the hospital. >> reporter: passengers say they were told there were
in the first place because their economies are not based upon the same premise as the louisiana and texas economy, then this is that recipe. this is what we're voting on here today. i reserve the balance of my time. . the chair: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from washington is recognized mr. hastings: i rise to claim time in opposition to the amendment. the chair: the gentleman is recognized. mr. hastings: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the chair: the gentleman is recognized. mr. hastings: mr. chairman, let's be very frank. this amendment won't increase safety but will add red tape and open new avenues for lawsuits to interfere with the process of creating american energy and creating american jobs. the types of safety measures identified in the amendment are already in place and they are already enforceable. on multiple occasion occasions, the obama administration has said operations are being conducted safely. with this amendment, the minority tries to divert attention away from the real issue of increasing energy production, american energy p
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